Gateway Lesson Plans and Therapy Activity Ideas
This page offers clinicians, teachers and parents some sample lesson plans and therapy activity ideas that can be used to help teach individuals functional use of the Gateway© augmentative communication App.
In order to attain communicative competence as a user of an augmentative communication App or device, an individual must achieve: (1) operational competence, (2) linguistic competence, (3) social competence and (4) strategic competence. The following lesson plans can enable a user to learn the contents and location of vocabulary within his/her device, which is related to the goal of operational competence. The lesson plans can also be used to address goals related to vocabulary and symbol acquisition and the development of syntax and grammar.